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How to Remove ShopAtHome.com Toolbar from IE/FF/Chrome

 

I don’t know how but my Firefox browser got infected with the Shop at Home spyware. It is slowing down my Windows 7 laptop and It can’t remove it with Add/Remove Software. Anyone knows how to remove this without going in the registry?

In this article, we will guide you to get rid of this pesky ShopAtHome.com toolbar from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Read on.

 

 

What Is ShopAtHome.com Toolbar?

 

 

ShopAtHome.com Toolbar is browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that is typically added when you look for good deals and coupons to help you save money on www.shopathome.com.

Screenshot of ShopAtHome.com Toolbar on Internet Explorer:

ShopAtHome.com Toolbar

 

Strictly speaking, ShopAtHome.com toolbar isn’t a virus, but it interferes with the user experience, such as slowing down computer performance, browser hijacking and hooking deep into the Windows operating system. What’s more, it usually gets installed without users’ knowledge and consent. So in that sense, it isn’t welcomed by most computer users and is classified as PUP (Potentially unwanted program) by the industry.

 

 

How to Remove ShopAtHome.com Toolbar? (Removal Guide)

 

 

Please note that ShopAtHome.com toolbar may be installed bundled with other programs, so you need to uninstall not only ShopAtHome.com Toolbar but also some other suspicious third party applications such as SelectRebates.

 

 

Step 1 Uninstall ShopAtHome.com Toolbar and related malicious programs

 

Option 1 > Uninstall automatically with Anvi Uninstaller
 

Anvi Uninstaller is a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system cleaner and optimizer. Anvi Uninstaller will scan and delete leftovers after uninstall a program.
 

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2.To uninstall ShopAtHome.com Toolbar and related malicious program: Launch Cloud System Booster → switch to Expert mode → select Toolbox → download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → locate malicious application → hit Uninstall to remove

Please kindly note that downloading Anvi Uninstaller won’t take you much time.

Anvi Uninstaller

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Anvi Uninstaller-perfect scan

 

Please note that the Prefect Scan function is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

3. To clean residual files: Switch to Home tab → click Boost button → click Clean button after scan finished

cloud system booster clean

Next Step—Repair residual damage to your browser

 

 

Option 2 > Uninstall manually through Control Panel

 

For Windows 8 Users:

Move the mouse pointer to the right side corner → select Search → search for “control panel” to get Control Panel→ click on Uninstall a Program → locate ShopAtHome.com and any suspicious application → click on Uninstall button

Or, you can access Control Panel by right click on the bottom left hot corner (the formerly Start button) Hot button and select Control Panel

 

 

For Windows 7/Vista Users:

Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Uninstall a Program / Programs and Features → locate ShopAtHome.com Toolbar and any suspicious application → Click on Uninstall button

 

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For Windows XP Users:

Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Add/Remove Programs → locate ShopAtHome.com Toolbar and any suspicious application → Click on Remove button

 

Please note after uninstall malicious programs, there will be many residual files – like invalid registry entries still on your computer. These junk files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.
 

 

Step 2 Repair the residual damages to your browser

 

In most cases, after uninstalling this application, the extension added would have been removed. If you are still seeing ShopAtHome.com Toolbar on your installed internet browser, you should go through the steps below to check and restore your browser settings.

 

• Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Anvi Slim Toolbar is a tool developed to manage extensions and toolbars on your web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome).

 

1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.

Anvi Slim Toolbar download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/

Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:

Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Chech or tick unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons → hit Remove button

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3. Empty trash bin:

The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.

Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.
Anvi Slim Toolbar-Restore Center

Next

 

 

• Repair your installed browser manually

 

For Internet Explorer Users
For Mozilla Firefox Users
For Google Chrome Users

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on ShopAtHome.com Toolbar and ShopAtHome.com Cash Back Helper → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

ShopAtHome.com Toolbar on IE

Please note that the name of the toolbars and extensions that you should disable may be different, so you should disable any unwanted and unknown toolbar and extension.

That’s all for removing ShopAtHome.com toolbar from Internet Explorer. If you have encountered any problem when trying to follow the instructions, please feel free to contact us.


 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

To remove Add-ons: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove ShopAtHome.com Toolbar

ShopAtHome.com Toolbar on Firefox

 

Switch to Plugins tab → locate malicious plugins → Click on Disable button

Please note that the name of the toolbars and extensions that you should disable may be different, so you should disable any unwanted and unknown toolbar and extension.

That’s all for removing ShopAtHome.com toolbar from Mozilla Firefox. If you have encountered any problem when trying to follow the instructions, please feel free to contact us.

 

For Google Chrome Users:

Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) → move the mouse pointer to Tools → select Extensions from the sub-menu → remove ShopAtHome.com extension by clicking the recycle bin

 ShopAtHome.com extension on Chrome

 

Or, you can rid Chrome of this ShopAtHome.com Toolbar by right clicking on the button for this toolbar and selecting Remove from Chrome.

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Click on Remove in the Confirmation window.

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Now, ShopAtHome.com Toolbar should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encountered any problem in removing this toolbar, please feel free to contact us.

 


 

Recommended—Optimize your computer disk with Anvi Ultimate Defrag

 

You are experiencing a incredibly slow and computer and browser performance even if you clean up your computer system regularly? Maybe you should consider if the poor performance is caused by disk fragmentation. Files get split up into fragments as you use computer and this theoretically slows down your computer. Thus to optimize the disk performance, you need a disk defragment program, such as Anvi Ultimate Defrag, to make the fragments as contiguous as possible.

Download Anvi Ultimate Defrag by clicking this link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html

Purchase Anvi Ultimate Defrag by clicking this link: http://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

Anvi Ultimate Defrag-2

 

Double click audsetup.exe file to install Anvi Ultimate Defrag

Launch Anvi Ultimate Defrag and check the disks and operations you want, then click on Start

This will take a long period of time, so you could tick “Shut down Windows after complete”.

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